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Forestville

Education institution attending

27% of people in Forestville attended an educational institution in 2011.

The share of Forestville's population attending educational institutions reflects the age structure of the population, as it is influenced by the number of children attending school; proximity to tertiary education, which can mean young adults leaving home to be nearer to educational facilities and; the degree to which people are seeking out educational opportunities in adulthood, especially in their late teens and early twenties.

This data is often combined with Age Structure to identify areas with significant university student populations.

Derived from the Census question:

'What type of educational institution is the person attending?'

Total population

Education institution attending
Forestville - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Type of institutionNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Pre-school
231.71.4171.31.4+6
Primary school
1077.98.01108.37.7-3
Primary - Government
513.84.2564.24.3-5
Primary - Catholic
463.41.5302.31.6+16
Primary - Independent
100.72.3251.91.8-15
Secondary school
715.35.2624.75.4+9
Secondary - Government
302.21.8292.22.0+1
Secondary - Catholic
181.31.1201.51.1-2
Secondary - Independent
231.72.3141.02.3+9
map this data in atlas.idTAFE322.41.8262.01.8+6
map this data in atlas.idUniversity1219.08.71138.58.2+8
Other
100.70.670.50.7+3
map this data in atlas.idNot attending93569.369.190968.668.5+26
Not stated
513.85.3816.16.4-30

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Education institution attending, 2011
Education institution attending, 2011 Pre-school, City of Unley: 1.4% Primary school, City of Unley: 8.0% Primary - Government, City of Unley: 4.2% Primary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.5% Primary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% Secondary school, City of Unley: 5.2% Secondary - Government, City of Unley: 1.8% Secondary - Catholic, City of Unley: 1.1% Secondary - Independent, City of Unley: 2.3% TAFE, City of Unley: 1.8% University, City of Unley: 8.7% Other, City of Unley: 0.6% Pre-school, Forestville: 1.7% Primary school, Forestville: 7.9% Primary - Government, Forestville: 3.8% Primary - Catholic, Forestville: 3.4% Primary - Independent, Forestville: 0.7% Secondary school, Forestville: 5.3% Secondary - Government, Forestville: 2.2% Secondary - Catholic, Forestville: 1.3% Secondary - Independent, Forestville: 1.7% TAFE, Forestville: 2.4% University, Forestville: 9.0% Other, Forestville: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011
Change in education institution attending, 2006 to 2011 Pre-school, Forestville: +6 Primary school, Forestville: -3 Primary - Government, Forestville: -5 Primary - Catholic, Forestville: +16 Primary - Independent, Forestville: -15 Secondary school, Forestville: +9 Secondary - Government, Forestville: +1 Secondary - Catholic, Forestville: -2 Secondary - Independent, Forestville: +9 TAFE, Forestville: +6 University, Forestville: +8 Other, Forestville: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the share of the population attending educational institutions in Forestville in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a similar proportion attending primary school, a similar proportion attending secondary school, and a higher proportion engaged in tertiary level education.

Overall, 7.9% of the population were attending primary school, 5.3% of the population were attending secondary institutions, and 11.3% were learning at a tertiary level, compared with 8.0%, 5.2% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Unley.

The major differences between the share of the population attending learning institutions in Forestville and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons attending an independent primary school (3.4% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons attending a primary school (any type) (0.7% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

From 2006 to 2011, Forestville's population increased by 23 people (+1.7%). This represents an average annual change of 0.34% per year over the period.

There were no major differences in Forestville between 2006 and 2011.

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